London called, and the Chargers answered, the team announcing Thursday that it will play the Tennessee Titans in either Week 7 (Oct. 21) or Week 8 (Oct. 28) in Wembley Stadium next season.
The Chargers, who went 9-7 but missed the playoffs in their return to Los Angeles this season, will also play internationally in 2019, at a location to be determined. Both will be considered home games, meaning the team will play one fewer game in StubHub Center in 2018 and 2019.
“Since we last visited London in 2008, the NFL’s popularity has continued to grow in the United Kingdom,” A.G. Spanos, the Chargers’ president of business operations, said in a statement.
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San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) hands the ball off to running back Ryan Mathews (24) during the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Qualcomm Stadium.